Five incredible Berlin neighbourhoods

October 12, 2016By Marie Demers'Round the world

The German capital has a fascinating story and a unique vibe. Its streets are cut and crisscrossed by the Spree River so unlike most European towns, there is no clear city center. Instead, there are five incredible neighbourhoods to discover: Mitte, Friedrichshain, Kreuzberg, Neukölln et Prenzlauer Berg. Mitte It’s easternmost limit hits huge avenue Karl-Marx-Allee … Read More

Our wallet-friendly guide to Rio de Janeiro

February 8, 2016By Marie Demers'Round the world

If you’ve spent all your money on sequins and feathers for your Carnival costume, don’t despair! The list of free and awesome things to discover in Rio de Janeiro is a as long as it is diverse. Here are a few of our favourites. FAVELAS It’s impossible to talk about Brazil without mentioning favelas. These … Read More

Shimokitazawa (or hipster) Tokyo

January 13, 2015By Marie Demers'Round the world

Away from the urban frenzy, the din, the neon lights and large chains of the Japenese Times Square called Shibuya, the small Shimokitazawa district is characterized by its bohemian air. Here are some discoveries made during a day wandering the winding streets of this trendy and charming haven in the heart Tokyo. Shimokitazawa in Tokyo … Read More